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Reds Vs. Pirates: Pittsburgh Looks To Win 5 In A Row

The Pittsburgh Pirates have not won five baseball games in a row since September of 2010, but a win tonight against the Cincinnati Reds would change that as last night's victory over the Reds was Pittsburgh's fourth consecutive victory. Charlie Morton (2-5, 4.27 ERA) takes the mound for the Pirates, and he'll be squaring off against Cincinnati's Homer Bailey (3-3, 4.19).

Morton has struggled as of late, registering a 1-4 record in May, which includes a 5-0 loss against the Reds on the 6th. Bailey, on the other hand, is 2-0, recording a 2.84 ERA in his last three starts. He's 5-0 lifetime against the Pirates with a 1.94 ERA.

The game is scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m., and it will be televised on ROOT Sports.

For more Pirates coverage, visit Bucs Dugout. For more on the Reds, head over to Red Reporter. News and updates from the Pirates' series will be available at SB Nation Pittsburgh.

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